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An ecological novel on a boy who protects a fish from property developers and rapacious fishermen. The boy, who lives on a bay in Australia, befriends the fish, a blue grouper while diving for abalone, his family's trade. By the author of The Riders
Topic: Fishers
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Books to Borrow
by Gilman, Charlotte Perkins, 1860-1935
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Reprint of the 1899 ed. published by Small, Maynard, Boston
Topics: Academic Literacy, Reading Level-Adult
Books to Borrow
by Cook, Kenneth, 1929-
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The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Henry David Thoreau
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LibriVox recording of Walden, Version 2 by Henry David Thoreau. Read in English by Nick Bulka Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, audiobook, nature, Massachusetts, thoreau, concord, walden pond
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jack London
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Librivox's public domain recording of Jack London's White Fang from Project Gutenberg's etext #910 . White Fang (1906) was written as a companion to Jack London's successful Call of the Wild (1903). It is the tale of a wild dog born in the wild and eventually brought to civilization. The story is viewed primarily through the eyes of its canine protagonist and deals with themes of morality and redemption. (Summary by Gord Mackenzie.) For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader,...
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Topics: literature, audiobook, librivox
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Road by Jack London. Read in English by Barry Eads. Jack London credited his skill of story-telling to the days he spent as a hobo learning to fabricate tales to get meals from sympathetic strangers. In The Road, he relates the tales and memories of his days on the hobo road, including how the hobos would elude train crews and his travels with Kelly’s Army. - Summary by Barry Eads. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, memoirs, tramps, trains, vagrancy, USA
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Jack London
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LibriVox recording of The Call of the Wild, by Jack London. Read by Tom Crawford: This is the story of Buck, dog napped from sunny California to snowy Arctic during the Alaska gold rush. This deservedly famous book has been already recorded by LibriVox and downloaded more than 100,000 times. Why, then, would anyone suggest another recording? Because this will be a Solo recording. One of the joys of LibriVox is also a source of frustration for some listeners. That is, getting used to a narrator...
Topics: LibiVox, Audiobook, Fiction, Dogs, Alaska
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
Books for People with Print Disabilities
by Winton, Tim
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Topics: Working class families, Blue collar workers, City and town life, Rural families
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by Winton, Tim
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An Australian whose wife left him goes looking for her across Europe, accompanied by his daughter. The man is Fred Scully, a working-class bloke and a loyal husband, the wife is Jennifer, upper-middle and still trying to find herself, while the daughter is Billy, 7. In the process of the search, love grows between father and daughter. By the author of That Eye, the Sky
Topics: Missing persons, Married people
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by Willbanks, Ray
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233 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Interviews, Australian literature -- 20th century -- History...
Books for People with Print Disabilities
by Winton, Tim
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Topic: Family
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by Winton, Tim
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Topic: Short stories
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by Tim Winton
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Topics: Alienation (Social psychology) -- Fiction., Middle-aged women -- Fiction., Hitchhiking -- Fiction.,...
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